New U.S. solar panel manufacturing activity happening in 2019

URLhttps://www.solarpowerworldonline.com/2019/01/new-
SourceSolar Power World
Date Published01/08/2019
Author NameKelly Pickerel
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name LG Solar USA
Parent companyLG Solar
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):160
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2019
Country(ies) from which reshored:Korea, Republic of
City reshored to:Huntsville
State(s) reshored to:AL
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Computer & Electronic Products
Product(s) reshoredsolar panel
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Under-utilized capacity, import replacement
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